EXCLUSIVE Q&A: Dimitroff & Pioli ready to make moves

7:27 am Jan. 31, 2014

NEW YORK – Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff and new assistant general manager Scott Pioli made the rounds at radio row on Thursday at the Super Bowl.

Afterwards, Dimitroff granted an exclusive interview to me and columnist Jeff

Marshawn Lynch spoke with the media

5:56 pm Jan. 30, 2014

RUNNING BACK MARSHAWN LYNCH ON THURSDAY

(on this being the last day of team media sessions) “It’s going to be good to get back to football. Very good.”

(on some of his best games coming in the

Seattle DE Red Bryant on overcoming Dyslexia

3:41 pm Jan. 30, 2014

QUOTES FROM SEATTLE SEAHAWKS MEDIA SESSION ON THURSDAY

DEFENSIVE END RED BRYANT

(on why he is able to be effective in Seattle’s 4-3 under defensive formation) “I just feel like what I bring to the team is I’m able to stop a lot of the run, the runs that teams like to run, and it allows our rushers on the open side to get after the passer.”

(on the 4-3 under formation) “I

Seattle QB Russell Wilson on mobile quarterbacks

3:36 pm Jan. 30, 2014

QUOTES FROM SEATTLE SEAHAWKS MEDIA SESSION ON THURSDAY

QUARTERBACK RUSSELL WILSON

(on being a captain in the Super Bowl) “Obviously, the Super Bowl logo means the world to us. It’s something that we take a lot of pride in. We wanted to get here. That was our goal, to go 1-0 every week and try to get here. Have a championship offseason, have a championship season. To have the captain patch in my

VIDEO: Demaryius Thomas on his summer workout buddies Calvin Johnson and A.J. Green

2:57 pm Jan. 29, 2014

QUOTES FROM DENVER BRONCOS MEDIA SESSION ON WEDNESDAY

WIDE RECEIVER DEMARYIUS THOMAS

(on playing on a prolific offense) “It feels great. For a group of guys to go out this year and put up the numbers that we did, it all started with hard work at OTAs and minicamp. (Offensive Coordinator) Adam Gase, (QB) Peyton Manning and (Head) Coach (John) Fox prepared us and put us in a great situation. It feels great to be

VIDEO: Richard Sherman on the ‘Legion of Boom’ defense

1:41 pm Jan. 29, 2014

SEATTLE CORNERBACK RICHARD SHERMAN

(Wednesday’s transcript)

(on if bad weather would benefit the Seahawks) “I really don’t think it benefits anybody. I think at the end of the day it’s going to come down to who plays the most effective football. Yeah, that’s really all I have to say about that. The weather will be what it is, both teams have played in cold weather games and been successful. I think it will

PFWA’s statement on Marshawn Lynch’s media day unavailability

9:56 am Jan. 29, 2014

PFWA STATEMENT ON MARSHAWN LYNCH’S ALLEGED PARTICIPATION IN SUPER BOWL MEDIA DAY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 29, 2014

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